Chemical Reaction Engineering – Octave Levenspiel – 3rd Edition

Description

Reaction , Third Edition helps learn how to answer reactor design questions reliably and effectively. To accomplish this, the text emphasizes qualitative arguments, simple design , graphical procedures, and frequent comparison of capabilities of major reactor types. This helps develop a strong intuitive sense for good design.

Table of Content


Overview of Chemical Reaction Engineering.

HOMOGENEOUS REACTIONS IN IDEAL REACTORS.
Introduction to Reactor Design.
Design for Single Reactions.
Design for Parallel Reactions.
Potpourri of Multiple Reactions.

NON IDEAL FLOW.
Compartment Models.
The Dispersion Model.
The Tank-in-Series Model.

REACTIONS CATALYZED BY SOLIDS.
Solid Catalyzed Reactions.
The Packed Bed Catalytic Reactor.
Deactivating Catalysts.

HETEROGENEOUS REACTIONS.
Fluid-Fluid Reactions: Kinetics.
Fluid-Particle Reactions: Design.

BIOCHEMICAL REACTIONS.
Enzyme Fermentation.
Substrate Limiting Microbial Fermentation.
Product Limiting Microbial Fermentation.
Appendix.
Index.